Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This degree is for those who want to prevent injury and disability in others as well as rehabilitate those already injured. With a focus on the physiotherapist-client relationship, this course is highly practical in its orientation and provides graduates with the skills to work with everyone from children to the elderly.
480 credit points over 4 years.
- Anatomy and physiology for rehabilitation science, Introduction to physiotherapy, Communication skills for health professionals, Foundations of allied health professional practice, Life span development for Health, Health and healthcare in Australia, Introduction to physiotherapy applications, Health professional research, Health promotion for health professionals, Neuroscience in physiotherapy, Physiotherapy, Complex cases in rural remote and indigenous communities, Clinical medicine for therapy, Physiotherapy theory and application, Contemporary issues in physiotherapy, Physiotherapy health law and ethics, Advanced topics in physiotherapy, Health policy and planning.
Standard entry requirements
- Units 1 and 2: satisfactory completion in two units (any study combination) of any Mathematics or Units 3 and 4: one of Biology, Chemistry, Health and Human Development, any Mathematics, Physical Education or Physics
- Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in any English. Bonus points: A study score of 40 in Biology, Chemistry or Physics equals 3 aggregate points per study. Overall maximum of 5 points.
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